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Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel

Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel( )
Author: Jarvis, Robin
ISBN:978-0-333-79460-9
Publication Date:Aug 1997
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $59.99
Book Description:

Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel is an exploration of the relationship between walking and writing. Robin Jarvis here reconstructs the scene of walking, both in Britain and on the Continent, in the 1790s, and analyses the mentality and motives of the early pedestrian traveller. He then discusses the impact of this cultural revolution on the creativity of major Romantic writers, focusing especially on William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Clare, Keats, Hazlitt and Hunt. In...
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Book Details
Pages:246
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 Inches
Book Weight:0.871 Pounds



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